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development. >> the director of ucsf's program on reproductive health and the environment. >> so there is a developing fetus is dependent on maternal levels so if the mom has decreased levels, then that means fetus is going to be getting less hormone autos at this point there is no cause for panic. >> the lead author of the study says it's important to remember it's the first of its kind and results need to be confirmed. >> i won't say this is alarming but these hormones as i said are very important for development. >> and says the main source of exposure is canned food and use of hard, clear plastic. and in july, california banned bpa in baby bottles and sippy cups but can be found in canned baby form la. they will take a look at the children in the study. >> we've looked and we're in the process of looking at potential relationship with outcome like obesity and brain development. and saying the bulk is saying bpa is safe as used now and says the speculation sit linked to health affects is not supported by data. >> and okay, thank you. >> and coming up, settlement allowing googl
heart cells in a petri dish using growth factor that's mimic the environment in the womb. >> my weekends would hinge on whether there were beating cells or not. >> once there were enough of the beating cells they began watching them as they grew and developed extracting their dna and cataloging changes. a process made possible only yeentsly by development of powerful new gene sequencing technology. >> human genome announced to great fanfare cost $3 billion to sequence one individual dna. now we can do the same person's dna in a week for $3,000. >> still, it took massive networks of computers to organize the data into a genetic blueprint detailing creation of a heart cell. >> this mind conjure up images of growing hearts, immediate impact likely would be repairing them or perhaps heading off birth defects in babies before they're born. >> this is part of the attraction to understanding this blueprint is that this is very amenable to drug-type intervention. >> the team now hopes to study dna of patients born with congenital heart disease. and possibly identify treatments to turn switches b
-inflammatory agents that can decrease the big "c." what about cancer-causing items in our environment? chemicals known as perks from our dry cleaner can be dangerous. >> if you have no choice, when you bring home your dry cleaning, remove the plastic bag. let the clothes air out before putting them in your closet or on your body. >> reporter: empowering us all to take back some control from this devastating disease. for "good morning america," amy robach, abc news, new york. >> good information right there. >>> coming up, what would you do if you saw a father buying alcohol for underaged kids? >>> also, two women, one big ambush makeover. wait until you see how they look now. >>> all right. d.j. m.o.s. rolling the tunes inside our studio. coming to times square, to the question, when kids get their hands on alcohol, latest survey shows that the source is often an adult family member. even though under aged drinking is against the law. that leads to a dilemma. what would you do if you saw an adult buying alcohol for a teenager? the legal drinking age is 21 in this country. john quinones asks that quest
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